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4 of a kind

4 of a Kind: Homes that are commuting distance from Dublin

This week, we have two in Wicklow and two in Kildare.

STAYING CONNECTED TO the capital is essential for many people who need to go into an office every day or a few times a week.

More flexible working arrangements have given house hunters the opportunity to look at counties bordering Dublin where they might find more space and value for money.

This week, we’ve found four homes that are all commuting distance from the city letting you enjoy the best of both worlds.

Newcastle, Co Wicklow – €675,000

In the village of Newcastle, this detached bungalow is set on half an acre and stands behind iron gates. The interior features a newly fitted bespoke kitchen, spacious living area with south-facing views, four double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. Outside, the meticulously cared-for garden is home to colourful shrubs and mature trees with ample parking and a sheltered patio. 

Currently at 122 m², the property also comes with planning permission to extend to a larger dormer bungalow. Newcastle offers a serene lifestyle within easy reach of Greystones which has the DART direct to Dublin city.

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Athgarvan, Co Kildare – €495,000

Hillview Lodge is a four-bedroom home set on a .33 acre site. Offering tranquillity and convenience, it’s just 1.5 km from Athgarvan village. Spread over 141 m² and refurbished to the highest standards, it features a modernised kitchen with top appliances by Neff, Bosch and Samsung. The bathroom is beautifully tiled with designer Spanish stone. The spacious living area boasts panoramic views of the Wicklow Mountains, complemented by French doors leading to the back garden. 

A new gas combi boiler and Nest Smart thermostat ensure comfort and warmth. With ample parking, mature gardens and proximity to schools, shops and major roads, this home offers a perfect blend of rural charm and modern convenience, while Dublin is an easy commute away.

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Monasterevin, Co Kildare – €400,000

Oldgrange is a charming detached family home in Monasterevin. This fully refurbished residence, built in 1981, offers four bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms on a site that’s almost an acre in size. Boasting a C2 BER and spanning 115 m², it features spacious rooms and ample outdoor space with extensive workshops, offices and a games room, perfect for families or hobbyists. 

The newly fitted kitchen and bathrooms, along with new carpets and laminate floors, add extra comfort. Situated close to Monasterevin amenities and just minutes from the M7, this home offers convenience and privacy. With beautifully landscaped gardens and excellent workshop facilities, this property presents a rare opportunity that’s close to Dublin. 

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Bray, Co Wicklow – €450,000

This three-bed semi-detached home in Bray‘s sought-after Ledwidge Crescent is in immaculate walk-in condition. Full of potential, this property offers approximately 87 m² of living space. The ground floor features a bright entrance hall, spacious living room with an open fireplace and an open-plan kitchen/dining area leading to the charming large back garden. 

Upstairs, discover three generously-sized bedrooms, all with built-in wardrobes and new carpets, along with a large family bathroom. Enjoy ample outdoor space, including a sunny front garden and low-maintenance back garden with a sizable patio. Situated close to amenities, shops, and public transportation routes, with easy access to Dublin via the M11 and M50, this home offers both convenience and comfort. 

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